Post-Game Report: 12/15 vs. NJD

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Devils
(16-11-4)
0 1 1 2 21
Sabres
(13-16-3)
0 0 0 0 25

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With Cal O’Reilly made his Sabres debut tonight, he and Ryan O’Reilly became the first siblings to play together for the Sabres since Bob and J.F. Sauve, who played together from 1980-81 to 1982-83.
    • The Sabres have had three other pairs of siblings who both played for the team, but never in the same season: Randy and Mike Moller, James and Steve Patrick, Darryl and Darrin Shannon
  • The loss was the Sabres’ second shutout loss this season. (Last: Nov. 21 at Dallas)
  • With the loss, the Sabres are now winless (0-4-1) in their last five games against the Devils.
  • The Sabres are now 2-3-0 in the second game of back-to-back sets this season.
  • Ryan O’Reilly went 17-for-22 (77.3%) on faceoffs tonight, his best win percentage since Oct. 10 vs. Tampa Bay (78.6%). O’Reilly is now 59.4% on the season.
  • Rasmus Ristolainen logged 27:59 of ice time tonight, the fifth-highest total of his career and second-highest in games that ended in regulation (highest: March 14, 2014 vs. NY Rangers, 28:36).

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark

Devils head coach John Hynes

Devils forward Lee Stempniak

Devils forward Jiri Tlusty

Devils goaltender Cory Schneider

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